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Legal Counsel - Flutter Group

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Role Overview/Purpose:

We are looking for a qualified Legal Counsel to perform executional work on all legal aspects of our business. You will safeguard our reputation by guaranteeing that the company strictly follows law guidelines and give legal advice to relevant stakeholders concerning business issues.

The successful candidate will effectively ensure legal conformity and minimize probability of exposure.

The Legal Counsel is accountable for executing day to day legal responsibilities and providing legal advice that includes all the aspects of the analysis, investigation, and drafting processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct legal analysis and research on various legal matters of the organization.
  • Provide advice on various legal issues and assist in drafting legal opinions, memoranda and other briefing documents.
  • Be actively involved in preparing and drafting of different acts and legal submissions while drafting the authoritative legal opinions as well.
  • Draft, revise, scan and archive company contracts, as well as provide legal assistance while dealing with some particular legal tasks, litigations, contracts, dispute resolution and guide various stakeholders on taking an appropriate decision.
  • Conduct legal research by utilizing various resources and selecting the relevant material to analyze the legal information.
  • Assisting in reviewing the legal material and any other relevant documents and to identify the most important issues that need to be sorted out on a priority basis.
  • Draw up formalities regarding the settlement of disputes and monitor the implementation of the legal clauses.
  • Formulate the best possible legal solution after analyzing the legal problem in depth.
  • Advise whether all the proceedings of the organization are in compliance with the requirements of the legislation.
  • Manage the process of contract renewals, terminations, and enforcement of contractual terms as necessary.
  • Keep various stakeholders informed on all matters and issues, and work with the senior management team and colleagues when necessary/appropriate.
  • Advise on employment matters, including reviewing and updating HR policies and employment contract terms in order to ensure legal compliance and liaise with external lawyers on the same.
  • Engage in helping to analyze and collect evidence and schedule staff hearings.
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority, etc.), creating relations of trust.
  • Maintain constant up-to-date knowledge of alterations in legislation and keep various stakeholders informed on legislative changes.
  • Ensure GDPR compliance in all company contracts, internal policies and general business activity.
  • Tries to perfect his/her professional training;
  • Plans his own activity;
  • Actively participate in solving the team tasks;
  • Is open for dialogue, receptive, calm, and tactful in his relation with his colleagues;
  • Show the utmost care when using company materials and equipment in order to avoid damaging, destroying or losing them;
  • Helps any colleague who might be in danger, as long as he is not putting himself in danger;
  • Accepts any reasonable request from the stakeholders, direct Manager or leadership team;

Key Skills & Competencies:

  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • Excellent analytical, researching and drafting skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Drive to deliver results
  • Strategic thinking
  • Effective decision making
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in law
  • English – advanced level (speaking, writing and listening)
  • Concentration at work;
  • Responsibility, punctuality, flexibility;
  • Patience/tact;
  • Sense of observation/reaction speed / initiative/adapting;
  • The ability to learn and share the assimilated knowledge;
  • Diplomacy and calmness in any type of conversations with all employees / the direct manager, manifesting an appropriate, objective and professional attitude;
  • Effective communication for developing/maintaining a positive climate of relations with the employees and the direct manager;
  • Ability to self-organize, analyze and synthesize;
  • Focused and distributive attention;
  • The ability to prioritize effectively in high-volume situations;
  • The ability to work both independently and in a team;
  • Orientation towards improvement and professional performance;
  • Compliance with deadlines;

What you can expect:

  • 25 days of annual leave;
  • Sharesave scheme;
  • ”Flexible Benefits” of your choice;
  • Private health insurance (includes dental insurance and health assessments);
  • Free parking;
  • Thousands of courses online through ‘Udemy';

Ways of working:

Flexible working is our way of working! We're a diverse workforce and therefore a 'one size fits all' approach isn't necessarily best. Whatever your personal needs may be, let's have a chat and see how we can accommodate them;

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only the suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.

By submitting your application online, you agree that: your details will be used to progress your application for employment. If your application is successful, your details will be used to administer your personnel record.If your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your details for a period no longer than two years, in order to consider you for prospective role within the company.

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